Jeddah, the second largest city of Saudi Arabia, traditionally is an important trading hub. Having the largest sea port on Red Sea, due to proximity to Africa and European countries, Jeddah has assumed importance as the second largest commercial center in the Middle East after Dubai.
In early days, frankincense, tortoise shells, mother-of-pearl and various spices and food items were routinely exported from the city. The city is also used by business entities to import items from nearby countries and re-export to far-off nations due to sea connectivity.
As business establishments and industries are dotting around the city, Jeddah has assumed significance for local and expat workers to find a suitable occupation. Saudi Arabia is rapidly industrializing and the economic development is no more dependent on oil exports. Being one of the most economically vibrant cities, Jeddah’s industrial growth is phenomenal, especially the manufacturing sector.
The improvement in occupational safety standards in Jeddah can be attributed to the awareness among employees on various hazards and its effects on their health. Green World Group in Jeddah pioneers in educating employees and industry workers on various types of occupational safety and health issues and ways to protect from hazards.